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Drug Testing for Worker’s Compensation Benefits in Georgia

December 2, 2019 by Stephen Hasner

Drug and alcohol use can lead to serious problems in the workplace. According to reports, 38 to 50% of all workers’ compensation claims are drug and alcohol-related. For this reason, the state of Georgia has taken steps to reduce the…

What’s the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Disability?

September 26, 2019 by Stephen Hasner

Getting injured on the job can uproot your life. You may be in pain, have medical bills piling up, and become stressed over not knowing when you will be healthy enough to return to work. These uncertainties and the financial…

Are You the Victim of Construction Employer Negligence?

September 28, 2018 by Hasner Law

In recent years, Savannah has experienced a boom in construction throughout the city. In 2016, the city issued building permits for projects that totaled $574 million, a 40 percent increase from the previous year. This significant increase in construction projects…

What Services Does a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Provide?

December 29, 2016 by Hasner Law

Many workers in Georgia suffer serious injuries on the job each year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that Georgia’s annual work injury rate is 2.7 per 100 workers. To put this figure into perspective, this means that around…

Can You Still Get Workers’ Comp with a Pre-Existing Injury or Condition?

November 22, 2016 by Hasner Law

Many of us experience the occasional aches, pains and other symptoms that result from prior injuries and chronic medical conditions. While these symptoms generally do not impact your day-to-day abilities, on-the-job accidents can aggravate these conditions, making it difficult to…

10 Tips for a Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim

September 2, 2016 by Hasner Law

If you suffer injuries in a workplace accident in Atlanta, GA, what do you need to do to ensure you receive all the benefits under Georgia workers’ compensation to which you are entitled? Dealing with the aftermath of a workplace…

Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation System

May 13, 2016 by Hasner Law

Original Post date: July 8, 2013. Updated to reflect current laws May 13, 2016. Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation Decoded Sometimes Georgia’s workers’ compensation system seems like it has more acronyms than that of the U.S. government!  TTD, ATP, PPD, etc.  You…

Return to Work – Light-Duty vs. Full-Duty

December 16, 2013 by Hasner Law

Workers’ Compensation Law Regarding Work Restrictions When a physician “releases” you from work that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re 100% better or ready to work full-time regular hours. You may be released on light-duty restrictions. At every appointment make sure to…

Surveillance through Insurance Companies after Work Injuries

December 16, 2013 by Hasner Law

In workers’ compensation, when we talk about surveillance we’re not talking about cold war tactics or a spy ring. Insurance companies and defense attorneys will often hire private investigators to follow injured employees. This is done in the hopes of catching the…

Changes to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Laws

September 18, 2013 by Hasner Law

On May 6, 2013, Governor Deal signed House Bill 154, which brings about a few significant changes to the Georgia workers’ compensation system, effective July 1, 2013. Those changes include: For those accidents occurring on or after July 1, 2013:…

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